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Students watched the election night results Nov. 8 at the Student Government Association’s Presidential Party, the night before President-elect Donald Trump received the required number of electoral votes to become the 45th president of the U.S. 

Students follow election night results at Presidential Party

November 14, 2016

Students anxiously watched the tight race between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican President-elect Donald Trump during the Student Government Association’s Presidential Party Nov. 8, cheering Democratic wins and booing when states went to Trump. When the even...

In response to the election of Donald Trump, thousands of protesters took to the street Nov. 9. The protest shut down major streets in the Loop during rush hour and late into the night.

Photos: Anti-Trump protest erupts near Trump Tower, spreads throughout Loop

November 11, 2016

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Nov. 9 in response to the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump. The non-violent protest shut down several streets in the Loop during rush hour a...

$3 million from Munger race helps other candidates

$3 million from Munger race helps other candidates

By Metro Reporter

November 7, 2016

As control over the state comptroller office becomes a partisan battle, funding allocated to the campaigns reflects competition between the “super wealthy” and “organized labor,” according to ...

Kimberly Soenen, a documentary creative consultant who helped create the film

Documentary brings political tolerance to the table

November 7, 2016

The 2016 Presidential election features ongoing struggles between traditional political views and extreme ideologies, issues that may seem irreconcilable. However, Columbia students learned about a political tolerance ideology in an Oct. 31 screening of the documentary "Bring it ...

“Fun Home” is the nickname for Alison Bechdel’s family funeral business as well as the title of her 2006 graphic memoir and its musical adaption, which will premiere in Chicago at the Oriental Theater, 24 W. Randolph St., on Nov. 2.

‘Fun Home’ aims to inspire self-love for all generations

October 31, 2016

Despite their initial wariness of the award-winning Broadway musical “Fun Home,” critics and audiences alike have embraced “small,” “medium” and adult Alison Bechdel as she learns to accep...

Nationally recognized jazz musician to perform with students

Vibraphone player Stefon Harris said he often speaks at high schools and colleges, including Columbia, while on tour. 

By Campus Reporter

October 31, 2016

Critically acclaimed jazz vibraphone player Stefon Harris will be teaching  and playing alongside students during his weeklong residency with the Music Department Oct. 31–Nov. 6.During his stay, Harris...

Hailee Steinfeld, who visited Columbia Oct. 24, said her new film, ‘The Edge of Seventeen,’ allowed her to express herself on camera more than any of her previous roles. 

Hailee Steinfeld hosts early screening for students

October 31, 2016

Home-schooled Film star Hailee Steinfeld never enjoyed an all-American high school experience. She chose instead to pursue an acting career that would eventually earn her an Oscar nomination. However, ...

Recall elections of Chicago officials in honor of Laquan McDonald have support, but many doubt the bill will be successful in the Illinois State House.

Recall election procedures requested in honor of Laquan

October 31, 2016

One day before the two-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, legislation written in the 17-year-old’s name was introduced that would permi...

Students promote positive body image through unorthodox fashion show

Laura Maynard, sophomore business major and c3F treasurer, developed the idea for the show after realizing traditional models do not represent all body types. 


October 24, 2016

Students of varying body types, ethnicities and genders walked down a catwalk in evening gowns, jeans and t-shirts, backwards flannel shirts, and even 3D printed apparel as part of the “Victoria’s Real...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim responded to students’ questions and concerns during the biannual “Let’s Chat” event.

Kim ‘chats’ about student concerns, college’s future

October 24, 2016

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim answered students’ questions and concerns regarding dropping enrollment, curricular changes and the recently launched rebranding campaign at the biannual, Student Government...

Fog lights were the only lighting choreographer Nora Chipaumire used in her performance. The lights resulted in dramatic shadows in the performance space on Oct 20. 

Dance Center performance challenges archetypes of masculinity

October 24, 2016

Preconceived notions of the African, black male body and how it has been affected by societal norms and colonialism were challenged through dance in the performance of “portrait of myself as my father....

Robert Manis, ‘05 audio arts & acoustics alumnus and founder of Moniker Records, helped the ‘70s punk band Death release its best-selling album in 2009. 

Alumnus donates record to Smithsonian, reminisces on punk band

October 17, 2016

A rare, 7-inch record, donated by 2005 audio arts & acoustics alumnus Robert Manis, now hangs in the newest Smithsonian museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washin...

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